Even if you have went through and completed the ENTIRE Thieves Guild questline, the guild STILL needs your help to grow. What exactly do I mean!? Well, currently, the guild only has ONE city that it is prominent in: Riften .

By doing ADDITIONAL jobs for Vex and Delvin , you can eventually get SPECIAL assignments to help influential customers out in FOUR prominent cities! Doing these special assignments will further the Thieves Guild’s rise to power once again, but you will also be rewarded yourself!

For each city that you bring into the Thieves Guild’s domain, you will be rewarded (see the rewards down below). The cities that we will be taking over are Solitude, Whiterun, Windhelm, and Markarth (note how these cities are the ones you have to ZONE into…). But how do you do this?

Well; to trigger the special assignments, you have to take jobs from Vex and Delvin. The jobs they will give you can be repeated, and you have to do a total of FIVE or more jobs in a single city before you trigger the special assignment requests. Since you can only go out on TWO jobs at a time (one from VEX and one from DELVIN ) this means you’ve got quite a few jobs to do…

The jobs that count towards this total are the next SEVEN quests listed. That’s right, you have a LOT of options on what kind of jobs you want to take, so read all of those section over and start taking jobs so you can get those special assignments (the special assignments are ALSO listed down below, along with some other quest, but I trust you can find what you need easily).

To help keep you motivated, here are the rewards you’ll start to see as you start winning over cities:

The rewards that you get after all four cities are taken are TREMENDOUS, and if you are serious about your thieving, building up the guild again is a GREAT idea. Have fun doing it! I know I did!


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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Bethesda Softworks
  • Platforms
    PC, PS3, PS4, Switch, XB 360, XB One
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    31 May 2012
  • Last Updated
    26 October 2021
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  • Guide Author
    Greg Wright

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Skyrim is the homeland of the Nords, a fierce and proud warrior people who are used to the bitter cold and mountanous terrain that mark the lands of Skyrim. Wracked by civil war, and threatened by the return of the legendary dragons, Skyrim faces its darkest hour. You must make sense of this maelstrom, explore the frozen tundra and bring hope to the people. The future of Skyrim, even the Empire itself, hangs in the balance as they wait for the prophesized Dragonborn to come; a hero born with the power of The Voice, and the only one who can stand amongst the dragons. You are that Dragonborn.

Version 1.2

  • Introduction to the Races.
  • How to complete every storyline quest.
  • Where to find and conquer every side-mission.
  • Location of every powerful Dragonwall.
  • Search out and defeat every Dragon.
  • How to find hidden, powerful weapons.
  • Over 200 captioned screenshots provide even more help.
  • Dragonborn DLC covered in full.
  • Dawnguard DLC covered in full.
  • Screenshots for the major side-missions.
  • Achievements/Trophy descriptions (includes all 3 DLC packs).
  • Character Creation guide.

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